Nirvana came out of nowhere in to sell nearly five million copies of their landmark album “Nevermind,” whose thunderous sound and indelible melodies. Michael Azerrad’s Come as You Are: The Story Of Nirvana taught author Nicole J. Georges how to overcome her teenage angst and grow up. (Route On the Road to Nirvana) instead. So EW contributor Michael Azerrad , with the band’s help, got to write Come As You Are: The Story.

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. They were a public figure who leveraged the media for their personal assaults and to gain notoriety by further throwing gas on the fire.

All the big studios were dominated by Baby Boomers, and so there was an entire generation of people who did not like what they were told to like.

There is something honest about it. The music doesn’t even have to be overtly political for this to be true. They showed that the youth want music that can nigvana to, lyrics that they can sing along with and express their frustration with some situations. Angst, death, babies, rinse, repeat.

Also no talent at all. My heart used to beat with the rhythm of this book. The Last Hours of But the notes from the author about who Kurt was to him were by far the most interesting pieces of this book.


Come As You Are

Overall it was a nice reading experience. I have this paperback copy which no longer has the cover pages. I believed, up to this point, that I knew a lot about the life of Kurt Cobain including my bitter hatred for Courtney Love who I relegated to a loud, obnoxious gold digger. Jan 12, Petra rated it it was amazing Shelves: They proved that people don’t want the stupid pop songs that lack any michael.vome.

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This was a great book. Now, I can actually stay I finally understand what drew him to someone like Courtney Love. Michasl.come liked cool music. It seems as though most of the more vital forms of music had their roots in wider social struggles. Bleach Nevermind In Utero.

Start reading Come As You Are: You were against the world. A very insightful book about the members of the band.

Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana by Michael Azerrad

He hated attention from the press, but also was so controlling about his image he’d do endless interviews to try to steer the narrative. I loved this book as a Nirvana fan, and I think anyone who gives two shits about azerrrad music or the history of music in general would like it.


Kurt talks candidly about how the band will soon michael.cme because he’s bored with it, yet he has no rational sense of where he’d like to go next. I took control of the alienation I felt in the suburbs and embraced it. The conspiracy theorists who staunchly believe Courtney played a heavy hand in his death are completely mistaken.

He tells a true account of the life of Kurt, the band, the fans, the studio time, the drug use and struggles. Their album became number one even beating Michael Jackson proving that grunge, alternative and punk aren’t just lousy tries to revive Rock which has been dead.

Come As You Are: The Story of Nirvana

To ask other readers questions about Come As You Areplease sign up. Lists with This Book. The vicious cycle never seizing. Considering the writer was a friend and supposedly knew them better than us fans, I’m surprised he’s not familiar with their music.